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Future of the A40 12 Jul 2019 County Council proposals for the A40 north of Eynsham: comment by 15 July

Outline follows | View the documents | comment by 15 July

‘Construction of a park & ride car park providing 850 car parking spaces, cycle spaces, motorcycle spaces, electric vehicle charging points, bus shelters, landscaping, external lighting, public open space, toilets, seating, fencing, habitat creation, drainage features, new access from Cuckoo Lane, new roundabout with access onto A40, an eastbound bus lane approximately 6.5km in length from the park & ride site to the A40 bridge over the Dukes Cut canal, two sections of westbound bus lane (each approximately 500m in length), new shared use footway/cycleway, widening of Cassington New Bridge, junction improvements, new crossings, new footbridge alongside Cassington Halt Bridge, and associated works.’

A meeting has been arranged under the auspices of Eynsham Parish Council, the Eynsham Society and Eynsham Planning Improvement Campaign, to conduct a serious debate on the future of the A40. It will be held at Eynsham Village Hall at 19:30 on Friday 12 July.


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Cllr Yvonne Constance, Oxfordshire County Council Cabinet Member for the Environment (including Highways), has accepted and Robert Courts, the MP for Witney, has been invited. In addition we are expecting members of the Oxfordshire Growth Board and other significant interested parties.

There will be an opportunity to ask questions and the evening will be conducted by Gordon Beach, Chairman of the Eynsham Parish Council. Questions in advance to gordon.beach@eynsham-pc.gov.uk

The hall has a capacity of 250 seated and early arrival is desirable.

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